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Dr. Omer Bartov, the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University. Photo Submitted.

American-Israeli Historian Omer Bartov on Rewriting the Holocaust
Jan 20, 2021

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

These virtual events are free and open to the public.
Registration is required.

College News, Events, Arts & Cultural, Global Learning
Appalachian State University scientists Dr. Gregg Marland, left and Dr. Dennis Gilfillan ’08 are among 86 scientists worldwide who contributed their expertise to the Global Carbon Project’s 2020 Global Carbon Budget — an annual, in-depth report on the amount of CO2 produced by the world’s nations and how much enters the ocean, is taken up by growing plants or accumulates in the atmosphere. Marland holds a dual appointment as an adjunct research professor in App State’s Department of Geological and Environme

Climate change and the rise of CO2: App State scientists contribute to 2020 Global Carbon Budget
Jan 19, 2021

The Global Carbon Project (GCP) has released its annual 2020 Global Carbon Budget, which estimates CO2 emissions for the year have decreased by 2.4 billion tons — the largest drop ever recorded, according to GCP.

College News, Faculty and Staff, Grants and Research, Sustainability
Anna Deavere Smith. Image submitted.

An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith
Jan 15, 2021

In An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith, the award-winning playwright, actor and professor brings various perspectives to the virtual stage for her storytelling presentation
Reclaiming Grace in the Face of Adversity. College News, Events, Arts & Cultural
OIED image of App State students abroad. Photo from OIED social media.

OIED hosts Global Virtual Workshop Series
Jan 14, 2021

The Office of International Education and Development cordially invites you to participate in the Global Virtual Workshop Series this spring.

College News, Global Learning, Students
Aric Thoresen '16, Anthropology major. Photo submitted.

Aric Thoresen on combining anthropology and teaching
Jan 13, 2021

After Aric Thoresen received his degree in anthropology from Appalachian State University in 2016, he travelled throughout Latin America and became TEFL certified.

College News, Students, Alumni, Global Learning
A bat displaying signs of white-nose syndrome — a fungal disease that, according to the National Park Service (NPS), has killed millions of U.S. bats since its discovery in 2006. Dr. Mark Spond, Appalachian State University’s liaison to NPS, recently conducted studies of bats along North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway as part of an NPS grant-funded project — data from which will help expand NPS knowledge of the parkway’s rare and WNS-affected bat populations. NPS image

App State funded to study rare bats along Blue Ridge Parkway area, investigate disease
Jan 8, 2021

With grant-funded assistance from Appalachian State University, the National Park Service (NPS) is expanding its knowledge of rare bat species found along North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as parkway species that may be infec

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More than 3,600 Appalachian graduates were conferred degrees during the university’s virtual Spring 2020 Commencement. Numerous Class of 2020 graduates took to social media to share their celebratory commencement photos, some of which are shown in this photo collage. Photos submitted

Fall 2020 Chancellor’s and Dean’s List
Jan 7, 2021

Appalachian State University is pleased to announce that 7,861 undergraduate students in total have been named to the Chancellor’s or Dean’s List for Fall 2020. The Registrar’s Office has 

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